State of Illinois

State of Illinois

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Illinois - world’s 19th largest economy has invested relentlessly in its tech sector, funneling almost $2bn in recent years. Tech is now the fastest growing sector, employing over 143,000 people, and occupying a staggering 14 million sq ft of office space in Chicago.
Fostering an environment where businesses can thrive is a flagship priority for Governor Pritzker, a successful entrepreneur himself and founder of ‘1871’, the influential Chicago-based incubator recognized as best-in-class at the prestigious 2019 World Incubation Summit in Doha, Qatar. Governor Pritzker has committed another $420 million to his signature statewide broadband initiative, designed to offer unparalleled opportunities.